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Hungary authorises blocking of ride-sharing apps

Budapest - Hungarian lawmakers on Monday gave the government the power to block ride-sharing applications, in a move aimed at US giant Uber whose popularity in the country has triggered protests by traditional taxi drivers.

Zou Shiming outpoints Jozsef Ajtai to retain WBO flyweight title

China's boxing sensation Zou Shiming got his second straight victory since his first career loss against Amnat Ruenroeng of Thailand last year after outpointing Jozsef Ajtai in a 10-round fight Saturday night at the Madison Square Garden in New York.

Migrant spat brews between Austria and Hungary

Budapest - Hungary refused Thursday to take back any of the several thousand migrants that Austria says should be returned under EU rules, adding to a brewing spat between the two neighbours.

Hungary bolsters anti-migrant fence on Serbia border

Szeged - Hungary said Monday it had begun reinforcing its anti-migrant fence on the Serbian border following an increase in arrivals after the evacuation of Idomeni camp on the Greece-Macedonia frontier.

Bottleneck of 'misery' for migrants at Hungary fence

R - On the Serbian side of Hungary's razor-topped border fence, the smell of burning rubbish hangs in the air, clothes hang on trees and the wait to get into the European Union goes on.

Prisoners, problem pooches help each other in Hungary jail

Debrecen - Friday is dog day at Hungary's Debrecen jail as Sergey, Cutie, Scottie, Tiny and Fatty, all abandoned canines from a nearby rescue home, happily lollop in for obedience training... with the inmates.

Nonito Donaire back in the spotlight after KO win over Bedak

It took Nonito Donaire less than three rounds to dispose Hungarian challenger Zsolt Bedak to defend his WBO super bantamweight title by knockout in the third round Saturday night at the Cebu City Sports Complex in Cebu, Philippines.

Nonito Donaire's popularity soars as fight draws near

At least 30,000 people are expected to watch WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire defends his title against Hungarian challenger Zsolt Bedak Saturday night at the Cebu City Sports Complex in Cebu, Philippines.

Op-Ed: Why Donaire needs to go for early KO against Bedak

The sweltering summer heat in the Philippines will be a big factor in devising a fight strategy for the upcoming title fight between WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire and Hungarian challenger Zsolt Bedak.

Donaire takes spotlight in Philippine boxing as Pacquiao retires

WBO super bantamweight titlist Nonito Donaire is set to take the spotlight in Philippine boxing after Filipino star Manny Pacquiao announced his retirement from boxing following his impressive victory over Timothy Bradley last April 9.

Nazi-era Jewish remains laid to rest in Hungary

Budapest - The remains of Jews murdered during World War II and found in the Danube river in 2011 were buried in Budapest on Friday, laying to rest a long-running saga over their identity and cause of death.

Donaire confident of defending WBO title against Bedak Special

Quezon City - In a press conference held at the ELJ Communications Center in Quezon City on Thursday, April 7, 2016, WBO bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire said he is confident he will win over Zsolt Bedak of Hungary when they collide on April 24 in Cebu City.

Hungary says 900 'no-go areas' in Europe

Budapest - Europe has more than 900 "no-go areas" with large immigrant populations, Hungary's government claims on a hard-hitting new website aimed at drumming up opposition to an EU scheme to share out migrants around the bloc.

Hungarian Nobel Literature Prize winner Imre Kertesz dies

Budapest - Hungary's only Nobel Literature Prize winner, Imre Kertesz, died aged 86 early Thursday in Budapest after a long illness, his publisher said.

Op-Ed: Nonito Donaire should not be overconfident against Zsolt Bedak

Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire appears to have taken for granted his upcoming fight against Hungarian challenger Zsolt Bedak following news that he was seen at the NBA game between the Golden State Warriors and Dallas Mavericks.

Rights groups slam Hungary over detention of asylum-seekers

Budapest - Rights groups in Hungary slammed Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government Wednesday for its "degrading treatment" of asylum-seekers and torture victims fleeing war zones, accusing it of failing to meet obligations under EU law.

Op-Ed: Hungarian delegation visits South Africa and Namibia Special

Midrand - Three countries — South Africa and Namibia on the one hand, Hungary on the other — separated by language, culture, history and most of all, geography, renewed their ties last week on both the official and the unofficial level.

Hungary teachers up pressure on Orban in biggest protest in years

Budapest - Thousands demonstrated in Budapest Tuesday against Prime Minister Viktor Orban's policies as teachers unhappy at education sector reforms threatened to down tools unless the combative premier apologised to the "humiliated" people.

Nonito Donaire targets two belts this year

Four-weight world titlist and WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire is seeking one more belt this year if he is successful in defending his current title against challenger Zsolt Bedak of Hungary.

'Son of Saul': Film on Holocaust hell earns Oscar

Budapest - "Son of Saul" -- whose Oscar for best foreign language film Sunday adds to a string of accolades for the Hungarian movie -- pulls the viewer right into the hell of the Holocaust.
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